Very New American Cuisine on the San Antonio River Walk.

Very New American Cuisine on the San Antonio River Walk.

Welcome to fine dining on the San Antonio Riverwalk.

203 S. St. Mary’s Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Open for dinner seven nights a week.
Reservations recommended.

Firday - Saturday 5:30 - 11:00 pm
Sunday - Thursday 5:30 - 10:00 pm
Valet services

“Biga is a must for visiting and local foodies alike...”
Texas Monthly

Biga on the Banks has a Mother’s Day Brunch “Near You”

Looking for a Mother’s Day Brunch Happening Near You?  Biga on the Banks will make your mother proud!

Mother’s Day Brunch

Fine Dining Riverwalk Brunch

Riverwalk Restaurant Brunch at Biga. Near You!

Appetizers and Salads
After selecting an entrée, help yourself to the many starters and salads we have especially for you.
We also feature an array of artisan breads & spreads and sushi by Chef Katrina Cailao
Of course, if your idea of a starter is actually dessert, we can’t fault you for that!

Seated & Served Entrée

Maine lobster omelette, asparagus, avocado, potato rosti, poblano rajas, quajillo salsa

Local Egg Benedict, Jalapeno bisquit, Berkshire pork belly, kale, Hollaindaise

Strawberry Meyer lemon pancakes, apple smoked bacon, maple syrup

Seared red American snapper, southern pea succotach, mashers, grain mustard butter

Biga crab cake with sweet and sour TX tomatoes and shrimp remoulade

Braised pork butt with cider, corn pudding, Brussels, pork jus

Roasted ribeye of beef , big frits, horseradish slaw, shallot jus

Roasted leg of lamb and Moroccan lamb sausage, spring pea puree, jicama mint relish,
sweet potato crunchies

Veg plate TBD

*Farm raised Shasetra caviar 1 oz service 95.
*Add Foie Gras 17. *Add an Egg any style to any entrée 3.50

Kids Options
12 years & under
Pancake, Bacon & Eggs, Mac & Cheese, Beef & Mashers,
Chicken Fingers & Fries, Marinara or Alfredo Pasta with Chicken or Shrimp

Desserts
Amy has pulled out all the stops. Be sure to peruse the selection of sweets.
A second trip might be in order and is encouraged!

Bruce Auden > Chef/Owner, Martin Stembera > Chef de Cuisine,
Brandon Waddell > Sous Chef, Katrina Cailao > Sushi Chef, Amy Delbridge > Pastry Chef

Brunch – $59 Adults / $27 Kids

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Fiesta at YOUR RiverWalk Restaurant

YOUR RiverWalk Restaurant Knows How to Fiesta!

RiverWalk restaurant with a fine dining menu for fiesta

Join us for the Texas Cavaliers River Parade

Monday, April 23

Dinner at Biga will seat between 5pm-5:30,

Parade seating along the parade route no later than 7pm

$135 adults • $75 kids (12 and under)

 

What’s included?  Just about everything!  We’ve put together a prix fixe 3 course dinner.  The first two courses you will enjoy in our main dining room before the parade.  Close to the start of parade you will take a box of desserts to enjoy at your reserved riverside parade seat.  Gratuity and tax are also included in the $135 price tag.  Coffee and tea is included, all other drinks or additional items will be billed, based on consumption, before the parade starts.

For kids 12 and under will choose from the Biga kids menu as well as a box of treats to enjoy riverside

Timing is important for this package.  The parade starts at 7pm so seating for the pre-parade dinner will be limited to 5pm, 5:15PM and 5:30pm.  All reservations with parade packages purchased will be expected to vacate the dining room and occupy their parade seats no later than 7pm.

If you are the kind of person that gets thirsty during parades you may want to bring some cash.  We will have a cash bar available for Biga guests from 6:45-8:45pm.

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Your RiverWalk Restaurant Celebrates You and Your Valentine!


Your favorite RiverWalk Restaurant is offering the perfect menu for you and your love and here’s a peek at our fine dining menu available for $75 starting February 10th. 

Amuse Bouche
Rabbit & pork rillettes with chili  

Starters
Soup of the Day
Or
Hydro mixed greens, ancho berry vinaigrette, white chocolate, spiced almond brittle
Or
Pressed duck confit, drunken cherries, yucca chips

 

Main Course
Pan seared American red snapper, sweet corn grits, andouille sausage, lobster bisque
Or
 Beef tenderloin,
crispy potatoes, shaved asparagus & arugula salad, béarnaise, steak sauce
Or
Tarragon infused pasta sheets, house made ricotta, parsnip mornay, wilted arugula

Dessert
Brulee Three Way,
honey vanilla brulee, lavender brulee in phullo, orange brulee with citrus lace
Or
Molten chocolate cake,
salted peanut butter caramel ice cream
Or
Light hearts meringue,
mascarpone cream, stone fruit
Or
Chocolate cheese cake,
macerated strawberries, chocolate whipped cream


$75 per person

 

 

 

 

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Fine Dining Menu For New Year’s Eve

We are BOOKED for New Year’s Eve and if you are lucky enough to have a reservation here’s how the fine dining menu is shaping up…

BIGA ON THE BANKS

New Years Eve 2017
 

Amuse Bouche

Goat cheese truffle and grapes

Appetizers

Cured organic Scottish salmon, pickled celery, ravigote sauce, horseradish creme fraiche

Lentil mushroom soup, foie gras essence

Beef tenderloin tartar, capers, pickle, beer mustard, toast points

Berkshire pork Spring rolls (2) cilantro, mint, peanut sauce

Chicken Fried Oysters (3) squid ink linguini, Swiss chard, pancetta, mustard Hollandaise

Grilled TX gulf shrimp (2) hummus, preserved lemon, chermoula

Maine lobster & lump crab salad, potato, peas, porcini aioli, Meyer lemon thyme vinaigrette

Selection of Artisan Cheeses,

with marcona almonds, date walnut cake, honey comb, quince paste, toasted bread

Farm raised Shassetra caviar 1oz. service (95. supplement)

 Soup and Salads

Lentil mushroom soup, foie gras essence

Berkshire pork Spring rolls (2) cilantro, mint, peanut sauce

Crispy Brussels and arugula, lardon, blue cheese, balsamic

Frisee and Endive, TX grapefruit, Shaved Whey creamery cheddar, lemon honey vinaigrette

Baby greens, tomato, cucumber, roasted peppers, grain mustard sherry dressing

Romaine Leaves, red pepper Caesar dressing, tiny croutons, parmesan tuile

Entrees

Grilled yellow fin tuna, green beans, peppers, potato, egg, tomato, olives, anchovy remoulade, truffle “caviar”

Baked red American snapper, vermouth, caviar

Smoked duck breast and braised leg, corn pudding, wilted greens, cranberry compote,

Molasses Duck reduction

Texas red deer and Bandera quail, butternut squash puree, roasted parsnips, cherry jam,

Juniper sauce

Grilled Beef Tenderloin, potato cake, arugula, stilton, sweet onions, tangy mushrooms, red wine and bearnaise sauces

Roasted Australian Lamb Rack, polenta cake, charred broccoli, goat cheese, Balsamic mint jus

Vegeterian Option tbd

Desserts

Chocolatier, molten chocolate cake, triple chocolate mousse, Mexican chocolate ice cream 

Drunken Berry, mimosa sorbet, Champagne gellee with last years berries, Biga bourbon and blackberry pudding

Islander, coconut tapioca, pineapple carpaccio, mango mousse ~

Totally Nuts, pecan creme brulee, hazelnut semifredo, pistachio financier 

$100 per person (Seating after 8pm)

Guests seating before 8pm will have a slightly smaller 3 course menu to choose from for $65 per person.

Fine Dining Menu for Thanksgiving Brunch at Biga

We’re already pretty booked up for Thanksgiving but people keep wondering what a fine dining menu might look like for our Thanksgiving Brunch.  Read on to get a good idea of what to expect if you were lucky enough to book in…

Thanksgiving Brunch at Biga has been a San Antonio favorite for almost two decades.  This year will be even better.  The Biga chefs are working tirelessly to impress every member of your family. 

Start your Thanksgiving feast with appetizers like hummus with lavosh, spring rolls, deviled eggs topped with caviar, artisan cheeses, smoked salmon nachos, jumbo Gulf shrimp with mango habanero cocktail sauce and freshly shucked oysters mignonette (just to name a few).  Next on your agenda might be salads made with locally grown greens like romaine hearts with red pepper Caesar dressing and vine ripe tomatoes with house pulled mozzarella & hydroponic basil (and so much more!).

Now that the little stuff is out of the way you’ll want to get a little more serious.  Visit the carving stations set with organic turkey two ways.  One on the traditional side:  Herb roasted turkey and another more contemporary version:  Tangerine brandy  glazed turkey both served with a bevy of your favorite holiday sides like apple-smoked bacon sourdough stuffing, garlic mashers, green beans, crunchy onions, cranberry ginger sauce, maple glazed winter vegetables and, of course, turkey gravy.  If you have more than turkey on your mind, you’re not alone.  Look for Roasted Prime Rib, Auden’s Kitchen fried chicken, baked ham and Gulf fish a La Plancha

Pastry Chefs Amy Delbridge and Martin Avila are planning desserts that are especially tempting this year.  With sweets like chocolate mocha mousse, butternut squash cheesecake, chocolate orange eclairs and almond pear panna cotta plus an array seasonal pies, boozy brownies and cookies you may find yourself visiting the desserts at the beginning of your brunch!

…And we haven’t forgotten the kids.  Options for younger tastes will be available including their very own dessert table appropriately sized so kids won’t have to depend on taller patrons to help them choose from their own selection including chocolate mud cupcakes, snicker doodles and candy corn marshmallow Krispy treats.

Shane and Kim will be stocking the bar with several wines by the bottle and by the glass along with your favorite mixed drinks including the Thanksgiving feature “The Kentucky Apple” (Maker’s Mark, Apple Cider, Apple Bitters served on the rocks).

We book up pretty fast so call (210)225-0722 to book your reservation.

Thanksgiving Brunch will be November 23rd served 11am-7pm.

Adults $65  ~  Kids 12 & Under $28

We book up pretty quickly.  Reservations are a good idea. https://biga.com/reservations.html

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Highest Zagat restaurant rating on the San Antonio River Walk. 

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Biga on the Banks has enjoyed Diner’s Choice honors since 2009.

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A coveted star rating and high praise for Chef Owner Bruce Auden.

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“Excellent service...” Raves and reviews from over 500 Biga guests.

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